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two key senators. republican jon kyl and democrat dick durbin. we'll hear from the house majority whip, republican kevin mccarthy. also, the recovering economy takes another hit. we'll ask our sunday panel if the debt ceiling standoff has made things worse or if a deal might ease the economic pain. we look back to what a roller coaster of a week it was in washington. all right now on "fox news sunday." hello again from fox news in washington. after a tension-packed day on capitol hill, filled with bitter partisan sniping, both republicans and democrats are now saying significant progress has been made toward a deal that would avert a government default. we'll take a look at the framework of the compromise with two senate leaders and a top house g.o.p. official. but first we begin with the white house view. and gene sperling, the director of the national economic council. director sperling, welcome back to "fox news sunday." >> thank you, bret. >> bret: saturday, the debt ceiling negotiation shifted back to the white house. here is what we are hearing, reporting about a potential deal.
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and roasted garlic seafood bake or sn crab and crab butter shrimp. [ jon i wouldn'tut it my table at home, i wouldn't bring it in. my name's jon forsythe, and i sea fd differently. >> gregg: welcome back. freedom could be under way on two people locked up in iran. their release could come by the end of this week. they were arrested after crossing into iran from iraq. today the last session and case carries the possibility of execution. lauren green has more. >> it was hoped the two american hikers would be free men today but an iranian court will announce the fate until later this week. in a statement released to the media the family said we pray the iranian authorities will show compassion to shane and josh and we ask everyone that cares for them is beseeching the grace of god at this time. >>> they were arrested two years ago to the date as they hiked in the region of iraq near the iranian border. they were changed on charges of espionage which they deny. sara shourd was released a year ago for medical reasons on $500,000 bail and will not go back to stand trial. on friday, family and frie